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The Syndicate

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The Syndicate

The Syndicate

Matt Ward

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Welcome to The Syndicate, the place where investors and startups combine to create crazy businesses and even crazier returns.The Syndicate podcast is a deep dive on the angel investors and VCs behind the big name startups. We interview the best and brightest investors, syndicate leads, GPs, limited partners and startup founders to create an original, off the cuff discussion on startup investing. With a focus on strategies and tactics, mistakes and massive money makers, we hope to help AngelList investors and venture capitalists create unfair advantages in their investment portfolios. Recurring investment themes include Bitcoin & Ethereum, cryptocurrencies, Blockchain, B2B, AI & Automation, Robotics, Big Data, AdTech, Enterprise SaaS, Healthcare, IoT, Fintech, Biotech, Ecommerce and of course Mobile.Other topics include lean startup, marketing strategies, growth hacking, business development, startup equity, fundraising, KPIs, incubators and accelerators, hiring, acquisitions, IPOs, ICOs and more. To date we have had investors from around the globe, NYC, Boston, San Francisco ie SF, Silicon Valley, Berlin, London, Israel, Amsterdam, Singapore, China and more. A bit part of the podcast is exploring the startup ecosystems around the world and helping founders and angels better understand the pros and cons of each major tech hub.And no tech startup podcast would be complete without continual references to the tech giants of today: Google, Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix and Microsoft. These internet era monsters come up time and time in mergers, acquisitions and overall competitive landscape.Other great startup, tech and investing podcasts we recommend checking out include: ThisWeekInStartups with Jason Calacanis, the a16z podcast by Andressen Horowitz, The Pitch from Gimlet Media featuring Josh Muccio, the Twenty Minute VC with Harry Stebbings, ThisWeekInTech with Leo Laporte, The Tim Ferriss Show, Ventured by Kleiner Perkins, YCombinator's Startup School, Ben Thompson's Exponent and Masters of Scale with Reid Hoffman.http://thesyndicate.vcThe Syndicate itself is a group of accredited angel investors that focus on early stage tech startups with exponential potential and talented entrepreneurs to raise the bar on pre-seed and seed stage investing. We only work with the very best and align ourselves with the founders we invest in to push growth and provide tacticals strategies and intros whenever possible to help our portfolio companies shine.http://thesyndicate.vc/join

Latest Episodes

Derek Sivers on Minimalism, Mastery and Avoiding New Technology

Derek Siversis a serial entrepreneur, blogger, author and musician who revolutionized the music industry pre-Spotify with CDbaby, the largest online distributor of independent music which he founded accidentally sold in 2008 for $22 million. Before that, he donated the company to a charity to fund public music education. Derek also created a viral TED talk called “How to Start a Movement,” blogs on entrepreneurship, life and stoicism at Sivers.org and is the author of Anything You Want: 40 Lessons for a New Kind of Entrepreneur. Intoday’sepisodewediscuss: * Why human beings are a competitive advantage over robotics, software and AI * F*&k yes, or No!… and how to apply it to your life * Why less is more when it comes to life * How bootstrapping a business helped Derek Sivers’ CD Baby succeed * Derek’s best advice for all aspects of life * Why reading the news and social media is a bad idea * How to achieve mastery at anything, and why you should * Why Derek doesn’t get excited about new technology * Why Derek gave it all away to charity * How success can fuel depression and loss of self * Tons of strategies to live a healthier, more fulfilled life * Why Derek doesn’t ascribe to any -isms Derekk’s Twitter:@sivers Are you an accredited investor? Apply to join our angel syndicate if you’d like to access our deal flow. Derek Siversis a serial entrepreneur, blogger, author and musician who revolutionized the music industry pre-Spotify with CDbaby, the largest online distributor of independent music which he founded accidentally sold in 2008 for $22 million. Before that, he donated the company to a charity to fund public music education. Derek also created a viral TED talk called “How to Start a Movement,” blogs on entrepreneurship, life and stoicism at Sivers.org and is the author of Anything You Want: 40 Lessons for a New Kind of Entrepreneur. Intoday’sepisodewediscuss: * Why human beings are a competitive advantage over robotics, software and AI * F*&k yes, or No!… and how to apply it to your life * Why less is more when it comes to life * How bootstrapping a business helped Derek Sivers’ CD Baby succeed * Derek’s best advice for all aspects of life * Why reading the news and social media is a bad idea * How to achieve mastery at anything, and why you should * Why Derek doesn’t get excited about new technology * Why Derek gave it all away to charity * How success can fuel depression and loss of self * Tons of strategies to live a healthier, more fulfilled life * Why Derek doesn’t ascribe to any -isms Derekk’s Twitter:@sivers Are you an accredited investor? Apply to join our angel syndicate if you’d like to access our deal flow.

51 MIN5 d ago
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Derek Sivers on Minimalism, Mastery and Avoiding New Technology

Programming Life, Preventing Bioterrorism and Viruses that Kill Cancer | Andrew Hessel

Andrew Hesselis the CEO of Humane Genomics Inc., a seed-stage company developing virus-based therapies for cancer, starting with dogs and alsoco-founded the Genome Project-write, an international scientific effort working to engineer large genomes, including the human genome. Andy has been Singularity University faculty since 2009 and from 2012-2017 was the Distinguished Researcher at Autodesk Life Sciences. Andy’s goal is to help people better understand and use living systems to meet the needs of society and he has written articles on genetic technology for The Atlantic, Wired UK, and Huffington Post and given over 100 invited talks on next-generation biotechnology. Listen and Learn: * How we can use viruses to kill cancer * The reason synthetic biology is THE technology of this century * Why CRISPR babies we an inevitability and why we didn’t discuss them beforehand * How we can prevent biotech from becoming problematic * Why Andrew isn’t all that worried about bioterrorism * The reason students should study biological systems * How healthcare and pharma transform as we edit the code of life * The important differences between our ability to read and write genomes * What gene drives mean for the future of our species * Why viruses are the low hanging fruit of fighting disease * What biotech can mean for the sustainability of our planet * Why Andrew is fundamentally optimist about our future Andrew’s Twitter:@andrewhessel Are you an accredited investor? Apply to join our angel syndicate if you’d like to access our deal flow. Andrew Hesselis the CEO of Humane Genomics Inc., a seed-stage company developing virus-based therapies for cancer, starting with dogs and alsoco-founded the Genome Project-write, an international scientific effort working to engineer large genomes, including the human genome. Andy has been Singularity University faculty since 2009 and from 2012-2017 was the Distinguished Researcher at Autodesk Life Sciences. Andy’s goal is to help people better understand and use living systems to meet the needs of society and he has written articles on genetic technology for The Atlantic, Wired UK, and Huffington Post and given over 100 invited talks on next-generation biotechnology. Listen and Learn: * How we can use viruses to kill cancer * The reason synthetic biology is THE technology of this century * Why CRISPR babies we an inevitability and why we didn’t discuss them beforehand * How we can prevent biotech from becoming problematic * Why Andrew isn’t all that worried about bioterrorism * The reason students should study biological systems * How healthcare and pharma transform as we edit the code of life * The important differences between our ability to read and write genomes * What gene drives mean for the future of our species * Why viruses are the low hanging fruit of fighting disease * What biotech can mean for the sustainability of our planet * Why Andrew is fundamentally optimist about our future Andrew’s Twitter:@andrewhessel Are you an accredited investor? Apply to join our angel syndicate if you’d like to access our deal flow.

55 MIN1 w ago
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Programming Life, Preventing Bioterrorism and Viruses that Kill Cancer | Andrew Hessel

David Heinemeier Hansson Uncensored on Healthcare, Privacy, Education and Inequality

David Heinemeier Hanssonis the creator of Ruby on Rails, co-founder and CTO at Basecamp (formerly 37Signals), and the best-selling co-author of Rework and Remote: Office Not Required. He’s blogged the past two decades at Signal v Noise, been featured on the Tim Ferriss Show, and if that wasn’t enough, DHH is aLe Mans & WEC class-winning racing driver. Listen and Learn: * Why capitalism can’t solve society’s biggest problems * What gives David hope (and fear) about the future of privacy and big tech * The epic issues with education in America * How being a well-rounded person makes entrepreneurs and employees better * Why the US healthcare system is so eff’ed up * What’s the future of media and advertising * Ways to redesign education for the 21st century * Where the US went wrong from a socialist perspective * David’s thoughts on Trump and transforming government * Lessons learned from other cultures * Why the US may have peaked and be headed for collapse * What parents do wr...

60 MIN2 w ago
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David Heinemeier Hansson Uncensored on Healthcare, Privacy, Education and Inequality

Creating Healthy Consumer Brands to Feed Humanity and Solve Climate Change | Filipp Chebotarev and Polina Chebotareva

Polina Chebotarevais a co-founder of Cambridge Companies SPG, a social mission-oriented VC firm on fixing nutrition, farming, and health worldwide. Prior to Cambridge, Polina was an Executive VP and Partner at a real estate investment firm with $350M Equity AUM. She is a Board Member for The Laguna Art Museum, helps raise awareness and funding for environmental issues and has devoted her time and resources to The Village of Hope Rescue Mission which helps struggling parents restore stability in their lives and the lives of their children. Filipp Chebotarev is COO and Managing Partner of Cambridge Companies SPG. After working with California Congressman Ed Royce to manage the relationship between business, government, community, and other constituencies, Filipp went on to corporate, later finding impact investing. Filipp is a major donor to Harvesters – Food Bank in Orange County, the JNF, and Actively Involved with Shoes That Fit, a 501C3 empowering children in low-income areas. The pair emigrated to the US after the USSR’s collapse, and their fund is now investors in the likes of organic and health food/product companies: Once Upon a Farm, Wild Friends Foods, Matchabar, and dozens of others. Listen and Learn: * How health-focused food and beverage companies are creating a better world * Why GMOs (specifically the pesticides they enable) are ruining our health * The future of foodtech and clean meat * Ways to increase access to organic and quality food * Why we’re all excited about lab-grown meat * How impact investing changes the world and drives returns * The challenges and realities of immigrating to the US, without speaking English * What tech trends Filipp and Polina are most excited about * Why IPOs and acquisitions aren’t necessarily the endgame for consumer companies * The importance of founder-investor alignment * Why Filipp’s not worried about 23andme or genetic privacy * The reason there’s not enough money invested in foodtech * Why millennial consumers are driving better company practices * What’s the future of e-commerce and it’s relation to retail Are you an accredited investor? Apply to join our angel syndicate if you’d like to access our deal flow. Polina Chebotarevais a co-founder of Cambridge Companies SPG, a social mission-oriented VC firm on fixing nutrition, farming, and health worldwide. Prior to Cambridge, Polina was an Executive VP and Partner at a real estate investment firm with $350M Equity AUM. She is a Board Member for The Laguna Art Museum, helps raise awareness and funding for environmental issues and has devoted her time and resources to The Village of Hope Rescue Mission which helps struggling parents restore stability in their lives and the lives of their children. Filipp Chebotarev is COO and Managing Partner of Cambridge Companies SPG. After working with California Congressman Ed Royce to manage the relationship between business, government, community, and other constituencies, Filipp went on to corporate, later finding impact investing. Filipp is a major donor to Harvesters – Food Bank in Orange County, the JNF, and Actively Involved with Shoes That Fit, a 501C3 empowering children in low-income areas. The pair emigrated to the US after the USSR’s collapse, and their fund is now investors in the likes of organic and health food/product companies: Once Upon a Farm, Wild Friends Foods, Matchabar, and dozens of others. Listen and Learn: * How health-focused food and beverage companies are creating a better world

56 MIN3 w ago
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Creating Healthy Consumer Brands to Feed Humanity and Solve Climate Change | Filipp Chebotarev and Polina Chebotareva

The Mathematics of War and Future of US-China Relations, Plus AI, Automation and Mutually Assured Destruction | Sean Gourley

Sean Gourleyis a physicist, founder and CEO of AI company, Primer, an expert on the mathematics of war, TED Fellow, speaker and political advisor. Before that, he was CTO and co-founder of Quid, an augmented-intelligence company and also worked on self-repairing nano-circuits at NASA. Sean was a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford focused on complex systems and the mathematical patterns underlying modern war which was published on the cover of Nature. He has served as a political advisor, briefed USCENTCOM at the Pentagon and addressed the United Nations in Vienna, serves on the Board of Directors at Anadarko (NYSE:APC). Sean is also a two-time New Zealand track and field champion and sits on the Knight Commission focused on reforming collegiate athletics. Listen and Learn: * The future of the US-China relationship, and possible war * What differentiates AI creativity from humans * The automation law that ALWAYS leads to occasional epic consequences * Should we develop autonomous weapons? Will we * What are the biggest predictors of war and civil strife * Why San Francisco is anything but a model city * Are cyborgs and genetic superhumans inevitable * How long until we have human-level AI * Why economic war creates the conditions for actual fighting * What works well with mutually assured destruction * How to engineer equality into our economy * Why Sean is worried about deep fakes breaking democracy * How to think about dynamic geopolitical decisions * The importance of education and what its future holds Sean’s Twitter:@sgourley Are you an accredited investor? Apply to join our angel syndicate if you’d like to access our deal flow. Sean Gourleyis a physicist, founder and CEO of AI company, Primer, an expert on the mathematics of war, TED Fellow, speaker and political advisor. Before that, he was CTO and co-founder of Quid, an augmented-intelligence company and also worked on self-repairing nano-circuits at NASA. Sean was a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford focused on complex systems and the mathematical patterns underlying modern war which was published on the cover of Nature. He has served as a political advisor, briefed USCENTCOM at the Pentagon and addressed the United Nations in Vienna, serves on the Board of Directors at Anadarko (NYSE:APC). Sean is also a two-time New Zealand track and field champion and sits on the Knight Commission focused on reforming collegiate athletics. Listen and Learn: * The future of the US-China relationship, and possible war * What differentiates AI creativity from humans * The automation law that ALWAYS leads to occasional epic consequences * Should we develop autonomous weapons? Will we * What are the biggest predictors of war and civil strife * Why San Francisco is anything but a model city * Are cyborgs and genetic superhumans inevitable * How long until we have human-level AI * Why economic war creates the conditions for actual fighting * What works well with mutually assured destruction * How to engineer equality into our economy * Why Sean is worried about deep fakes breaking democracy * How to think about dynamic geopolitical decisions * The importance of education and what its future holds Sean’s Twitter:@sgourley Are you an accredited investor? Apply to join our angel syndicate if you’d like to access our deal flow.

65 MINMAR 2
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The Mathematics of War and Future of US-China Relations, Plus AI, Automation and Mutually Assured Destruction | Sean Gourley

Why the US and China are Already in a Cold War, the Economics of Inequality and Future of Capitalism | Geoff Colvin

Geoff Colvin(@geoffcolvin) isFortuneMagazine’s Senior Editor-at-Large, an award-winning thinker, author, broadcaster, and speaker on the most significant trends and issues impacting business, politics and the economy. Geoff’s work has earned him millions of loyal fans and 7M weekly listeners on CBS Radio Network He’s the author of four books including groundbreaking bestsellersTalent Is Overrated: What Really Separates World-Class Performers from Everybody ElseandHumans are Underratedon the future of work and how humans fit into a workplace filled with robots and smart technology. Geoff has appeared on Today, Good Morning America, Squawk Box, CBS This Morning, ABC’s World News Tonight, CNN, PBS’s Nightly Business Report, and dozens of other programs. He also served as anchor of Wall $treet Week with Fortune on PBS and has moderated panels with or interviewed Jack Welch, Henry Kissinger, Richard Branson, the Prince of Wales, Bill Gates, Alan Greenspan, Steve Case, Tony Blair, Michael Dell, Ted Turner, George H.W. Bush, George W. Bush, Henry Paulson, Ben Bernanke, and many others. Listen and Learn: * The US relationship with China and why we’re already in the Cold War * Geoff’s thoughts on the decentralization and breakup of big tech * What we both think about the separatist movements spreading worldwide * Why Geoff’s skeptical of long term centralized economies * What the business roundtable CEO stakeholders memo means * Thoughts on economics and when the trickle-down effect died * What does Brexit mean for the economy * Why loneliness and isolation is the biggest threat to humanity * How to re-engineer the economy to fight inequality * Will AI be net positive or negative * What’s the future of education and where did it go wrong * Where should students look for the careers of the future * A public markets debate about incentives and timeframes Geoff’s Twitter:@geoffcolvin Are you an accredited investor? Apply to join our angel syndicate if you’d like to access our deal flow. Geoff Colvin(@geoffcolvin) isFortuneMagazine’s Senior Editor-at-Large, an award-winning thinker, author, broadcaster, and speaker on the most significant trends and issues impacting business, politics and the economy. Geoff’s work has earned him millions of loyal fans and 7M weekly listeners on CBS Radio Network He’s the author of four books including groundbreaking bestsellersTalent Is Overrated: What Really Separates World-Class Performers from Everybody ElseandHumans are Underratedon the future of work and how humans fit into a workplace filled with robots and smart technology.

57 MINFEB 24
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Why the US and China are Already in a Cold War, the Economics of Inequality and Future of Capitalism | Geoff Colvin

AI, VR and a World Without Privacy as We Explore the Cosmos and What it Means to be Human | August Bradley of Mind & Machine

August Bradleyis a futurist business consultant, founder/host of the Mind & Machine podcast and former COO of the pioneering virtual reality company Kite & Lightning. August’s worked with brands including Coke, Xbox, Kia, Gap, J.Crew, Banana Republic, Fisker Automotive, and many more. He is also a Board Member & Director of the AI & Machine Learning Society, Chairman of the Technarte International Conference, technology series moderator for The Los Angeles World Affairs Council (LAWAC) and head of the Los Angeles Self Driving Car Meetup. Listen and Learn: * Why August and I won’t let voice assistants in our homes * What happens next with VR and where it is headed * Which technologies worry August most and why * What does privacy look like in a more connected world * How Amazon helps transform healthcare * The reason AI and automation will be net-negative on jobs * What we have to look forward to when it comes to future technologies * The reason space exploration is so important an...

55 MINFEB 17
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AI, VR and a World Without Privacy as We Explore the Cosmos and What it Means to be Human | August Bradley of Mind & Machine

Energy, Infrastructure, Fracking and the Future of Journalism | Russell Gold

Russell Goldis an author and award-winning investigative journalist and energy reporter at The Wall Street Journal best known for covering the Deepwater Horizon explosion and oil spill. They were awarded the Gerald Loeb Award for best business story of the year and were finalists for the Pulitzer. He’s the author of The Boom: How Fracking Ignited the American Energy Revolution and Changed the World and his new book, Superpower: One Man’s Quest to Transform Energy tells the story of Michael Skelly, who helped created the wind energy industry in the US in a push for sustainability. Listen and Learn: * How to speed the transition to renewable energy * The pros and cons of fracking and why it has a bad rap * Why the energy industry is so fragmented in the US * What we need MOST to see renewables replace the grid * How batteries are holding back cleantech * The pros and cons of monopolies in public infrastructure * Why Silicon Valley doesn’t invest much in energy * How one innovator can change the course of history and energy consumption * What we NEED to do to combat climate change * Why Andy thinks going public is the way to go * Thoughts on Elon, Tesla and the future of transportation * What will journalism look like in ten years * Are billionaire-owned media corporations a net positive Russell’s Twitter:@russellgold Are you an accredited investor? Apply to join our angel syndicate if you’d like to access our deal flow. Russell Goldis an author and award-winning investigative journalist and energy reporter at The Wall Street Journal best known for covering the Deepwater Horizon explosion and oil spill. They were awarded the Gerald Loeb Award for best business story of the year and were finalists for the Pulitzer. He’s the author of The Boom: How Fracking Ignited the American Energy Revolution and Changed the World and his new book, Superpower: One Man’s Quest to Transform Energy tells the story of Michael Skelly, who helped created the wind energy industry in the US in a push for sustainability. Listen and Learn: * How to speed the transition to renewable energy * The pros and cons of fracking and why it has a bad rap * Why the energy industry is so fragmented in the US * What we need MOST to see renewables replace the grid * How batteries are holding back cleantech * The pros and cons of monopolies in public infrastructure * Why Silicon Valley doesn’t invest much in energy * How one innovator can change the course of history and energy consumption * What we NEED to do to combat climate change * Why Andy thinks going public is the way to go * Thoughts on Elon, Tesla and the future of transportation * What will journalism look like in ten years * Are billionaire-owned media corporations a net positive Russell’s Twitter:@russellgold Are you an accredited investor? Apply to join our angel syndicate if you’d like to access our deal flow.

50 MINFEB 10
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Energy, Infrastructure, Fracking and the Future of Journalism | Russell Gold

Elon Musk’s Wrong, Driverless Cars Make Things Worse and Buses are the Future of Transportation | Jarrett Walker

Jarrett Walkeris an international public transit network design and policy consultant and the author of popular public transit blog HumanTransit.org, and the book Human Transit: How Clearer Thinking about Public Transit Can Enrich Our Communities and Our Lives. This book is a friendly, non-technical introduction to transit’s underlying geometry and the real value judgments that must be explored to make both transit and development policy. His background integrates an arts and humanities Ph.D. with long technical experience in all aspects of transit and its role in city-building. He is a frequent keynote speaker, teacher, and facilitator of decision-making processes. Listen and Learn: * How to engineer cities so ALMOST everyone wins * What does the future of urban transit look like * Why autonomous vehicles actually lead to more traffic * The reason Uber and Lyft are part of the problem * The geometric test to any transportation claim * Why the Boring Company is bogus * The law of induced demand and its implications * How tech marketing twists issues and creates bigger problems * What Jarrett thinks about electric scooters and micro-mobility * Where we’re at in the IoT hype cycle * Thoughts on regulating and market distortions * Why cars are a dead-end future Jarrett’s Twitter:@humantransit Are you an accredited investor? Apply to join our angel syndicate if you’d like to access our deal flow. Jarrett Walkeris an international public transit network design and policy consultant and the author of popular public transit blog HumanTransit.org, and the book Human Transit: How Clearer Thinking about Public Transit Can Enrich Our Communities and Our Lives. This book is a friendly, non-technical introduction to transit’s underlying geometry and the real value judgments that must be explored to make both transit and development policy. His background integrates an arts and humanities Ph.D. with long technical experience in all aspects of transit and its role in city-building. He is a frequent keynote speaker, teacher, and facilitator of decision-making processes. Listen and Learn: * How to engineer cities so ALMOST everyone wins * What does the future of urban transit look like * Why autonomous vehicles actually lead to more traffic * The reason Uber and Lyft are part of the problem * The geometric test to any transportation claim * Why the Boring Company is bogus * The law of induced demand and its implications * How tech marketing twists issues and creates bigger problems * What Jarrett thinks about electric scooters and micro-mobility * Where we’re at in the IoT hype cycle * Thoughts on regulating and market distortions * Why cars are a dead-end future Jarrett’s Twitter:@humantransit Are you an accredited investor? Apply to join our angel syndicate if you’d like to access our deal flow.

56 MINFEB 3
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Elon Musk’s Wrong, Driverless Cars Make Things Worse and Buses are the Future of Transportation | Jarrett Walker

Andy Rachleff on Founding Benchmark, Wealthfront and Fixing F’ed Up Finance Industry with Big Data

Andy Rachleff is the co-founder and Executive Chairman (prev CEO) of Wealthfront, an automated investment service startup to provide wealth advisor-like management to everyday folks. Andy co-founded Benchmark Capital in 1995 (one of the most successful venture capital firms of all time) and was a general partner until 2004. Prior to Benchmark, he was a GP with Merrill, Pickard, Anderson & Eyre. He has frequently been named to Forbes’ Midas List as a top tech venture investor. He teaches courses on technology entrepreneurship at Stanford Graduate School of Business and is a trustee of the University of Pennsylvania, chairman of the board of overseers for its School of Engineering and Applied Science and vice chairman of its endowment investment committee. He is also a board member of the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation. NOTE: I use and love Wealthfront for managing my personal finances. Get $5k managed for free with this link! Listen and Learn: * How to win at investingdespite all the contradictory advice * What makes for an investible landmark business * Why Matt uses Wealthfront to manage his finances * Where automation is headed in regards to jobs * How the finance industry screws you sideways and rigs the game * The problem with science and biotech research and how Andy’s solving it * Why data and AI is the biggest thing happening today * How the venture capital landscape is changing with the rise of SoftBank * What does the future of blockchain look like * Why Andy thinks going public is the way to go * Thoughts on regulating tech monopolies and industries cycles * What index investing does for average consumers Andy’s Twitter:@arachleff Are you an accredited investor? Apply to join our angel syndicate if you’d like to access our deal flow. Andy Rachleff is the co-founder and Executive Chairman (prev CEO) of Wealthfront, an automated investment service startup to provide wealth advisor-like management to everyday folks. Andy co-founded Benchmark Capital in 1995 (one of the most successful venture capital firms of all time) and was a general partner until 2004. Prior to Benchmark, he was a GP with Merrill, Pickard, Anderson & Eyre. He has frequently been named to Forbes’ Midas List as a top tech venture investor. He teaches courses on technology entrepreneurship at Stanford Graduate School of Business and is a trustee of the University of Pennsylvania, chairman of the board of overseers for its School of Engineering and Applied Science and vice chairman of its endowment investment committee. He is also a board member of the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation. NOTE: I use and love Wealthfront for managing my personal finances. Get $5k managed for free with this link! Listen and Learn: * How to win at investingdespite all the contradictory advice * What makes for an investible landmark business * Why Matt uses Wealthfront to manage his finances * Where automation is headed in regards to jobs * How the finance industry screws you sideways and rigs the game * The problem with science and biotech research and how Andy’s solving it * Why data and AI is the biggest thing happening today * How the venture capital landscape is changing with the rise of SoftBank * What does the future of blockchain look like * Why Andy thinks going public is the way to go...

54 MINJAN 27
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Andy Rachleff on Founding Benchmark, Wealthfront and Fixing F’ed Up Finance Industry with Big Data

Latest Episodes

Derek Sivers on Minimalism, Mastery and Avoiding New Technology

Derek Siversis a serial entrepreneur, blogger, author and musician who revolutionized the music industry pre-Spotify with CDbaby, the largest online distributor of independent music which he founded accidentally sold in 2008 for $22 million. Before that, he donated the company to a charity to fund public music education. Derek also created a viral TED talk called “How to Start a Movement,” blogs on entrepreneurship, life and stoicism at Sivers.org and is the author of Anything You Want: 40 Lessons for a New Kind of Entrepreneur. Intoday’sepisodewediscuss: * Why human beings are a competitive advantage over robotics, software and AI * F*&k yes, or No!… and how to apply it to your life * Why less is more when it comes to life * How bootstrapping a business helped Derek Sivers’ CD Baby succeed * Derek’s best advice for all aspects of life * Why reading the news and social media is a bad idea * How to achieve mastery at anything, and why you should * Why Derek doesn’t get excited about new technology * Why Derek gave it all away to charity * How success can fuel depression and loss of self * Tons of strategies to live a healthier, more fulfilled life * Why Derek doesn’t ascribe to any -isms Derekk’s Twitter:@sivers Are you an accredited investor? Apply to join our angel syndicate if you’d like to access our deal flow. Derek Siversis a serial entrepreneur, blogger, author and musician who revolutionized the music industry pre-Spotify with CDbaby, the largest online distributor of independent music which he founded accidentally sold in 2008 for $22 million. Before that, he donated the company to a charity to fund public music education. Derek also created a viral TED talk called “How to Start a Movement,” blogs on entrepreneurship, life and stoicism at Sivers.org and is the author of Anything You Want: 40 Lessons for a New Kind of Entrepreneur. Intoday’sepisodewediscuss: * Why human beings are a competitive advantage over robotics, software and AI * F*&k yes, or No!… and how to apply it to your life * Why less is more when it comes to life * How bootstrapping a business helped Derek Sivers’ CD Baby succeed * Derek’s best advice for all aspects of life * Why reading the news and social media is a bad idea * How to achieve mastery at anything, and why you should * Why Derek doesn’t get excited about new technology * Why Derek gave it all away to charity * How success can fuel depression and loss of self * Tons of strategies to live a healthier, more fulfilled life * Why Derek doesn’t ascribe to any -isms Derekk’s Twitter:@sivers Are you an accredited investor? Apply to join our angel syndicate if you’d like to access our deal flow.

51 MIN5 d ago
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Derek Sivers on Minimalism, Mastery and Avoiding New Technology

Programming Life, Preventing Bioterrorism and Viruses that Kill Cancer | Andrew Hessel

Andrew Hesselis the CEO of Humane Genomics Inc., a seed-stage company developing virus-based therapies for cancer, starting with dogs and alsoco-founded the Genome Project-write, an international scientific effort working to engineer large genomes, including the human genome. Andy has been Singularity University faculty since 2009 and from 2012-2017 was the Distinguished Researcher at Autodesk Life Sciences. Andy’s goal is to help people better understand and use living systems to meet the needs of society and he has written articles on genetic technology for The Atlantic, Wired UK, and Huffington Post and given over 100 invited talks on next-generation biotechnology. Listen and Learn: * How we can use viruses to kill cancer * The reason synthetic biology is THE technology of this century * Why CRISPR babies we an inevitability and why we didn’t discuss them beforehand * How we can prevent biotech from becoming problematic * Why Andrew isn’t all that worried about bioterrorism * The reason students should study biological systems * How healthcare and pharma transform as we edit the code of life * The important differences between our ability to read and write genomes * What gene drives mean for the future of our species * Why viruses are the low hanging fruit of fighting disease * What biotech can mean for the sustainability of our planet * Why Andrew is fundamentally optimist about our future Andrew’s Twitter:@andrewhessel Are you an accredited investor? Apply to join our angel syndicate if you’d like to access our deal flow. Andrew Hesselis the CEO of Humane Genomics Inc., a seed-stage company developing virus-based therapies for cancer, starting with dogs and alsoco-founded the Genome Project-write, an international scientific effort working to engineer large genomes, including the human genome. Andy has been Singularity University faculty since 2009 and from 2012-2017 was the Distinguished Researcher at Autodesk Life Sciences. Andy’s goal is to help people better understand and use living systems to meet the needs of society and he has written articles on genetic technology for The Atlantic, Wired UK, and Huffington Post and given over 100 invited talks on next-generation biotechnology. Listen and Learn: * How we can use viruses to kill cancer * The reason synthetic biology is THE technology of this century * Why CRISPR babies we an inevitability and why we didn’t discuss them beforehand * How we can prevent biotech from becoming problematic * Why Andrew isn’t all that worried about bioterrorism * The reason students should study biological systems * How healthcare and pharma transform as we edit the code of life * The important differences between our ability to read and write genomes * What gene drives mean for the future of our species * Why viruses are the low hanging fruit of fighting disease * What biotech can mean for the sustainability of our planet * Why Andrew is fundamentally optimist about our future Andrew’s Twitter:@andrewhessel Are you an accredited investor? Apply to join our angel syndicate if you’d like to access our deal flow.

55 MIN1 w ago
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Programming Life, Preventing Bioterrorism and Viruses that Kill Cancer | Andrew Hessel

David Heinemeier Hansson Uncensored on Healthcare, Privacy, Education and Inequality

David Heinemeier Hanssonis the creator of Ruby on Rails, co-founder and CTO at Basecamp (formerly 37Signals), and the best-selling co-author of Rework and Remote: Office Not Required. He’s blogged the past two decades at Signal v Noise, been featured on the Tim Ferriss Show, and if that wasn’t enough, DHH is aLe Mans & WEC class-winning racing driver. Listen and Learn: * Why capitalism can’t solve society’s biggest problems * What gives David hope (and fear) about the future of privacy and big tech * The epic issues with education in America * How being a well-rounded person makes entrepreneurs and employees better * Why the US healthcare system is so eff’ed up * What’s the future of media and advertising * Ways to redesign education for the 21st century * Where the US went wrong from a socialist perspective * David’s thoughts on Trump and transforming government * Lessons learned from other cultures * Why the US may have peaked and be headed for collapse * What parents do wr...

60 MIN2 w ago
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David Heinemeier Hansson Uncensored on Healthcare, Privacy, Education and Inequality

Creating Healthy Consumer Brands to Feed Humanity and Solve Climate Change | Filipp Chebotarev and Polina Chebotareva

Polina Chebotarevais a co-founder of Cambridge Companies SPG, a social mission-oriented VC firm on fixing nutrition, farming, and health worldwide. Prior to Cambridge, Polina was an Executive VP and Partner at a real estate investment firm with $350M Equity AUM. She is a Board Member for The Laguna Art Museum, helps raise awareness and funding for environmental issues and has devoted her time and resources to The Village of Hope Rescue Mission which helps struggling parents restore stability in their lives and the lives of their children. Filipp Chebotarev is COO and Managing Partner of Cambridge Companies SPG. After working with California Congressman Ed Royce to manage the relationship between business, government, community, and other constituencies, Filipp went on to corporate, later finding impact investing. Filipp is a major donor to Harvesters – Food Bank in Orange County, the JNF, and Actively Involved with Shoes That Fit, a 501C3 empowering children in low-income areas. The pair emigrated to the US after the USSR’s collapse, and their fund is now investors in the likes of organic and health food/product companies: Once Upon a Farm, Wild Friends Foods, Matchabar, and dozens of others. Listen and Learn: * How health-focused food and beverage companies are creating a better world * Why GMOs (specifically the pesticides they enable) are ruining our health * The future of foodtech and clean meat * Ways to increase access to organic and quality food * Why we’re all excited about lab-grown meat * How impact investing changes the world and drives returns * The challenges and realities of immigrating to the US, without speaking English * What tech trends Filipp and Polina are most excited about * Why IPOs and acquisitions aren’t necessarily the endgame for consumer companies * The importance of founder-investor alignment * Why Filipp’s not worried about 23andme or genetic privacy * The reason there’s not enough money invested in foodtech * Why millennial consumers are driving better company practices * What’s the future of e-commerce and it’s relation to retail Are you an accredited investor? Apply to join our angel syndicate if you’d like to access our deal flow. Polina Chebotarevais a co-founder of Cambridge Companies SPG, a social mission-oriented VC firm on fixing nutrition, farming, and health worldwide. Prior to Cambridge, Polina was an Executive VP and Partner at a real estate investment firm with $350M Equity AUM. She is a Board Member for The Laguna Art Museum, helps raise awareness and funding for environmental issues and has devoted her time and resources to The Village of Hope Rescue Mission which helps struggling parents restore stability in their lives and the lives of their children. Filipp Chebotarev is COO and Managing Partner of Cambridge Companies SPG. After working with California Congressman Ed Royce to manage the relationship between business, government, community, and other constituencies, Filipp went on to corporate, later finding impact investing. Filipp is a major donor to Harvesters – Food Bank in Orange County, the JNF, and Actively Involved with Shoes That Fit, a 501C3 empowering children in low-income areas. The pair emigrated to the US after the USSR’s collapse, and their fund is now investors in the likes of organic and health food/product companies: Once Upon a Farm, Wild Friends Foods, Matchabar, and dozens of others. Listen and Learn: * How health-focused food and beverage companies are creating a better world

56 MIN3 w ago
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Creating Healthy Consumer Brands to Feed Humanity and Solve Climate Change | Filipp Chebotarev and Polina Chebotareva

The Mathematics of War and Future of US-China Relations, Plus AI, Automation and Mutually Assured Destruction | Sean Gourley

Sean Gourleyis a physicist, founder and CEO of AI company, Primer, an expert on the mathematics of war, TED Fellow, speaker and political advisor. Before that, he was CTO and co-founder of Quid, an augmented-intelligence company and also worked on self-repairing nano-circuits at NASA. Sean was a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford focused on complex systems and the mathematical patterns underlying modern war which was published on the cover of Nature. He has served as a political advisor, briefed USCENTCOM at the Pentagon and addressed the United Nations in Vienna, serves on the Board of Directors at Anadarko (NYSE:APC). Sean is also a two-time New Zealand track and field champion and sits on the Knight Commission focused on reforming collegiate athletics. Listen and Learn: * The future of the US-China relationship, and possible war * What differentiates AI creativity from humans * The automation law that ALWAYS leads to occasional epic consequences * Should we develop autonomous weapons? Will we * What are the biggest predictors of war and civil strife * Why San Francisco is anything but a model city * Are cyborgs and genetic superhumans inevitable * How long until we have human-level AI * Why economic war creates the conditions for actual fighting * What works well with mutually assured destruction * How to engineer equality into our economy * Why Sean is worried about deep fakes breaking democracy * How to think about dynamic geopolitical decisions * The importance of education and what its future holds Sean’s Twitter:@sgourley Are you an accredited investor? Apply to join our angel syndicate if you’d like to access our deal flow. Sean Gourleyis a physicist, founder and CEO of AI company, Primer, an expert on the mathematics of war, TED Fellow, speaker and political advisor. Before that, he was CTO and co-founder of Quid, an augmented-intelligence company and also worked on self-repairing nano-circuits at NASA. Sean was a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford focused on complex systems and the mathematical patterns underlying modern war which was published on the cover of Nature. He has served as a political advisor, briefed USCENTCOM at the Pentagon and addressed the United Nations in Vienna, serves on the Board of Directors at Anadarko (NYSE:APC). Sean is also a two-time New Zealand track and field champion and sits on the Knight Commission focused on reforming collegiate athletics. Listen and Learn: * The future of the US-China relationship, and possible war * What differentiates AI creativity from humans * The automation law that ALWAYS leads to occasional epic consequences * Should we develop autonomous weapons? Will we * What are the biggest predictors of war and civil strife * Why San Francisco is anything but a model city * Are cyborgs and genetic superhumans inevitable * How long until we have human-level AI * Why economic war creates the conditions for actual fighting * What works well with mutually assured destruction * How to engineer equality into our economy * Why Sean is worried about deep fakes breaking democracy * How to think about dynamic geopolitical decisions * The importance of education and what its future holds Sean’s Twitter:@sgourley Are you an accredited investor? Apply to join our angel syndicate if you’d like to access our deal flow.

65 MINMAR 2
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The Mathematics of War and Future of US-China Relations, Plus AI, Automation and Mutually Assured Destruction | Sean Gourley

Why the US and China are Already in a Cold War, the Economics of Inequality and Future of Capitalism | Geoff Colvin

Geoff Colvin(@geoffcolvin) isFortuneMagazine’s Senior Editor-at-Large, an award-winning thinker, author, broadcaster, and speaker on the most significant trends and issues impacting business, politics and the economy. Geoff’s work has earned him millions of loyal fans and 7M weekly listeners on CBS Radio Network He’s the author of four books including groundbreaking bestsellersTalent Is Overrated: What Really Separates World-Class Performers from Everybody ElseandHumans are Underratedon the future of work and how humans fit into a workplace filled with robots and smart technology. Geoff has appeared on Today, Good Morning America, Squawk Box, CBS This Morning, ABC’s World News Tonight, CNN, PBS’s Nightly Business Report, and dozens of other programs. He also served as anchor of Wall $treet Week with Fortune on PBS and has moderated panels with or interviewed Jack Welch, Henry Kissinger, Richard Branson, the Prince of Wales, Bill Gates, Alan Greenspan, Steve Case, Tony Blair, Michael Dell, Ted Turner, George H.W. Bush, George W. Bush, Henry Paulson, Ben Bernanke, and many others. Listen and Learn: * The US relationship with China and why we’re already in the Cold War * Geoff’s thoughts on the decentralization and breakup of big tech * What we both think about the separatist movements spreading worldwide * Why Geoff’s skeptical of long term centralized economies * What the business roundtable CEO stakeholders memo means * Thoughts on economics and when the trickle-down effect died * What does Brexit mean for the economy * Why loneliness and isolation is the biggest threat to humanity * How to re-engineer the economy to fight inequality * Will AI be net positive or negative * What’s the future of education and where did it go wrong * Where should students look for the careers of the future * A public markets debate about incentives and timeframes Geoff’s Twitter:@geoffcolvin Are you an accredited investor? Apply to join our angel syndicate if you’d like to access our deal flow. Geoff Colvin(@geoffcolvin) isFortuneMagazine’s Senior Editor-at-Large, an award-winning thinker, author, broadcaster, and speaker on the most significant trends and issues impacting business, politics and the economy. Geoff’s work has earned him millions of loyal fans and 7M weekly listeners on CBS Radio Network He’s the author of four books including groundbreaking bestsellersTalent Is Overrated: What Really Separates World-Class Performers from Everybody ElseandHumans are Underratedon the future of work and how humans fit into a workplace filled with robots and smart technology.

57 MINFEB 24
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Why the US and China are Already in a Cold War, the Economics of Inequality and Future of Capitalism | Geoff Colvin

AI, VR and a World Without Privacy as We Explore the Cosmos and What it Means to be Human | August Bradley of Mind & Machine

August Bradleyis a futurist business consultant, founder/host of the Mind & Machine podcast and former COO of the pioneering virtual reality company Kite & Lightning. August’s worked with brands including Coke, Xbox, Kia, Gap, J.Crew, Banana Republic, Fisker Automotive, and many more. He is also a Board Member & Director of the AI & Machine Learning Society, Chairman of the Technarte International Conference, technology series moderator for The Los Angeles World Affairs Council (LAWAC) and head of the Los Angeles Self Driving Car Meetup. Listen and Learn: * Why August and I won’t let voice assistants in our homes * What happens next with VR and where it is headed * Which technologies worry August most and why * What does privacy look like in a more connected world * How Amazon helps transform healthcare * The reason AI and automation will be net-negative on jobs * What we have to look forward to when it comes to future technologies * The reason space exploration is so important an...

55 MINFEB 17
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AI, VR and a World Without Privacy as We Explore the Cosmos and What it Means to be Human | August Bradley of Mind & Machine

Energy, Infrastructure, Fracking and the Future of Journalism | Russell Gold

Russell Goldis an author and award-winning investigative journalist and energy reporter at The Wall Street Journal best known for covering the Deepwater Horizon explosion and oil spill. They were awarded the Gerald Loeb Award for best business story of the year and were finalists for the Pulitzer. He’s the author of The Boom: How Fracking Ignited the American Energy Revolution and Changed the World and his new book, Superpower: One Man’s Quest to Transform Energy tells the story of Michael Skelly, who helped created the wind energy industry in the US in a push for sustainability. Listen and Learn: * How to speed the transition to renewable energy * The pros and cons of fracking and why it has a bad rap * Why the energy industry is so fragmented in the US * What we need MOST to see renewables replace the grid * How batteries are holding back cleantech * The pros and cons of monopolies in public infrastructure * Why Silicon Valley doesn’t invest much in energy * How one innovator can change the course of history and energy consumption * What we NEED to do to combat climate change * Why Andy thinks going public is the way to go * Thoughts on Elon, Tesla and the future of transportation * What will journalism look like in ten years * Are billionaire-owned media corporations a net positive Russell’s Twitter:@russellgold Are you an accredited investor? Apply to join our angel syndicate if you’d like to access our deal flow. Russell Goldis an author and award-winning investigative journalist and energy reporter at The Wall Street Journal best known for covering the Deepwater Horizon explosion and oil spill. They were awarded the Gerald Loeb Award for best business story of the year and were finalists for the Pulitzer. He’s the author of The Boom: How Fracking Ignited the American Energy Revolution and Changed the World and his new book, Superpower: One Man’s Quest to Transform Energy tells the story of Michael Skelly, who helped created the wind energy industry in the US in a push for sustainability. Listen and Learn: * How to speed the transition to renewable energy * The pros and cons of fracking and why it has a bad rap * Why the energy industry is so fragmented in the US * What we need MOST to see renewables replace the grid * How batteries are holding back cleantech * The pros and cons of monopolies in public infrastructure * Why Silicon Valley doesn’t invest much in energy * How one innovator can change the course of history and energy consumption * What we NEED to do to combat climate change * Why Andy thinks going public is the way to go * Thoughts on Elon, Tesla and the future of transportation * What will journalism look like in ten years * Are billionaire-owned media corporations a net positive Russell’s Twitter:@russellgold Are you an accredited investor? Apply to join our angel syndicate if you’d like to access our deal flow.

50 MINFEB 10
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Energy, Infrastructure, Fracking and the Future of Journalism | Russell Gold

Elon Musk’s Wrong, Driverless Cars Make Things Worse and Buses are the Future of Transportation | Jarrett Walker

Jarrett Walkeris an international public transit network design and policy consultant and the author of popular public transit blog HumanTransit.org, and the book Human Transit: How Clearer Thinking about Public Transit Can Enrich Our Communities and Our Lives. This book is a friendly, non-technical introduction to transit’s underlying geometry and the real value judgments that must be explored to make both transit and development policy. His background integrates an arts and humanities Ph.D. with long technical experience in all aspects of transit and its role in city-building. He is a frequent keynote speaker, teacher, and facilitator of decision-making processes. Listen and Learn: * How to engineer cities so ALMOST everyone wins * What does the future of urban transit look like * Why autonomous vehicles actually lead to more traffic * The reason Uber and Lyft are part of the problem * The geometric test to any transportation claim * Why the Boring Company is bogus * The law of induced demand and its implications * How tech marketing twists issues and creates bigger problems * What Jarrett thinks about electric scooters and micro-mobility * Where we’re at in the IoT hype cycle * Thoughts on regulating and market distortions * Why cars are a dead-end future Jarrett’s Twitter:@humantransit Are you an accredited investor? Apply to join our angel syndicate if you’d like to access our deal flow. Jarrett Walkeris an international public transit network design and policy consultant and the author of popular public transit blog HumanTransit.org, and the book Human Transit: How Clearer Thinking about Public Transit Can Enrich Our Communities and Our Lives. This book is a friendly, non-technical introduction to transit’s underlying geometry and the real value judgments that must be explored to make both transit and development policy. His background integrates an arts and humanities Ph.D. with long technical experience in all aspects of transit and its role in city-building. He is a frequent keynote speaker, teacher, and facilitator of decision-making processes. Listen and Learn: * How to engineer cities so ALMOST everyone wins * What does the future of urban transit look like * Why autonomous vehicles actually lead to more traffic * The reason Uber and Lyft are part of the problem * The geometric test to any transportation claim * Why the Boring Company is bogus * The law of induced demand and its implications * How tech marketing twists issues and creates bigger problems * What Jarrett thinks about electric scooters and micro-mobility * Where we’re at in the IoT hype cycle * Thoughts on regulating and market distortions * Why cars are a dead-end future Jarrett’s Twitter:@humantransit Are you an accredited investor? Apply to join our angel syndicate if you’d like to access our deal flow.

56 MINFEB 3
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Elon Musk’s Wrong, Driverless Cars Make Things Worse and Buses are the Future of Transportation | Jarrett Walker

Andy Rachleff on Founding Benchmark, Wealthfront and Fixing F’ed Up Finance Industry with Big Data

Andy Rachleff is the co-founder and Executive Chairman (prev CEO) of Wealthfront, an automated investment service startup to provide wealth advisor-like management to everyday folks. Andy co-founded Benchmark Capital in 1995 (one of the most successful venture capital firms of all time) and was a general partner until 2004. Prior to Benchmark, he was a GP with Merrill, Pickard, Anderson & Eyre. He has frequently been named to Forbes’ Midas List as a top tech venture investor. He teaches courses on technology entrepreneurship at Stanford Graduate School of Business and is a trustee of the University of Pennsylvania, chairman of the board of overseers for its School of Engineering and Applied Science and vice chairman of its endowment investment committee. He is also a board member of the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation. NOTE: I use and love Wealthfront for managing my personal finances. Get $5k managed for free with this link! Listen and Learn: * How to win at investingdespite all the contradictory advice * What makes for an investible landmark business * Why Matt uses Wealthfront to manage his finances * Where automation is headed in regards to jobs * How the finance industry screws you sideways and rigs the game * The problem with science and biotech research and how Andy’s solving it * Why data and AI is the biggest thing happening today * How the venture capital landscape is changing with the rise of SoftBank * What does the future of blockchain look like * Why Andy thinks going public is the way to go * Thoughts on regulating tech monopolies and industries cycles * What index investing does for average consumers Andy’s Twitter:@arachleff Are you an accredited investor? Apply to join our angel syndicate if you’d like to access our deal flow. Andy Rachleff is the co-founder and Executive Chairman (prev CEO) of Wealthfront, an automated investment service startup to provide wealth advisor-like management to everyday folks. Andy co-founded Benchmark Capital in 1995 (one of the most successful venture capital firms of all time) and was a general partner until 2004. Prior to Benchmark, he was a GP with Merrill, Pickard, Anderson & Eyre. He has frequently been named to Forbes’ Midas List as a top tech venture investor. He teaches courses on technology entrepreneurship at Stanford Graduate School of Business and is a trustee of the University of Pennsylvania, chairman of the board of overseers for its School of Engineering and Applied Science and vice chairman of its endowment investment committee. He is also a board member of the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation. NOTE: I use and love Wealthfront for managing my personal finances. Get $5k managed for free with this link! Listen and Learn: * How to win at investingdespite all the contradictory advice * What makes for an investible landmark business * Why Matt uses Wealthfront to manage his finances * Where automation is headed in regards to jobs * How the finance industry screws you sideways and rigs the game * The problem with science and biotech research and how Andy’s solving it * Why data and AI is the biggest thing happening today * How the venture capital landscape is changing with the rise of SoftBank * What does the future of blockchain look like * Why Andy thinks going public is the way to go...

54 MINJAN 27
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Andy Rachleff on Founding Benchmark, Wealthfront and Fixing F’ed Up Finance Industry with Big Data
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